Also in this program
Carmen, 80, and her wife, Nina, 78, are engineers who are hard at work building the world’s first electric rocket. Their goal is neither fame nor fortune; it is to use the rocket to reach the speed of light, become immortal and thus stay together forever. When Carmen suffers a heart attack, the two come crashing down to Earth. But failure is not an option, and thus Carmen and Nina embark on their intergalactic escape attempt.
- Duration: 23 min.
Meet the director
Prior to attending film school, Tess Quatri directed her first short film, STRAIGHT UP, which was screened at the Palm Springs International ShortFest and the Uppsala Film Festival. She was recently accepted to Alma manus, a prestigious Scandinavian screenwriting program, which is complementing her studies in film directing.